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Pete Hammond

Pete Hammond
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 50% How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) How to make a lousy comedy‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
5/5 83% Disneynature Born In China (2017) Majestic, beautiful and thrilling entry into the very admirable Disneynature series of films that show the splendor of this world rather than its grisly nature.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2017
2.5/5 26% Unforgettable (2017) Predictable and very familiar suspense thriller we have seen in many other movies from the past but Katherine Heigl is very good playing very bad and nearly redeems this.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2017
4/5 48% The Promise (2017) A powerfully made and sweeping romantic drama that brings one history's most shameful and darkest moments to the screen.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2017
3/5 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) Fate Of The Furious delivers all the knockout stunts the fans expect even if the series is drifting into over-the-top James Bond style plots. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
44% Going in Style (2017) Clearly this is what you might call an AARP movie, but what is wrong with that? The chance to see Caine, Freeman and Arkin -- not to mention Ann-Margret -- again on the big screen is irresistible stuff.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
5/5 64% Gifted (2017) A wonderful and touching family film in which Chris Evans shows what a super hero really is. He's terrific and so is the whole cast including a genuine new find by the name of McKenna Grace. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
3/5 45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Scarlett Johansson is the reason to see Ghost In The Shell. She electrifies as this cyber enhanced force against crime who tries desperately to what's left of the human inside.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2017
3/5 53% The Boss Baby (2017) A funny and frenetic animated comedy which is blessed to have Alec Baldwin calling the shots as this little bundle of power who looks he should be running Exxon Mobil, not sucking his thumb.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2017
4/5 58% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) Nazis, Animals , and a superb performance from Jessica Chastain make this a memorable and different WWII-set film.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
68% Life (2017) Life succeeds nicely on its own terms.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
81% Mean Dreams (2017) Watching Paxton play pure evil is to just be reminded of his exceptional range, never stereotyping this corrupt cop and keeping us off balance.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
33% The Last Word (2017) In the end this is all about Harriet, and with MacLaine in charge things are right with the world.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) It may indeed be a "tale as old as time," but in this case as least, it is nice that time has come again.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2017
97% Kedi (2017) A remarkable cinematic triumph that ought to have audiences purring for more.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
4/5 32% A Dog's Purpose (2017) An irresistible boy and his dog tale that will have you laughing through tears. For anyone who ever loved a dog.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017
2/5 25% The Comedian (2017) Well cast and acted, but this guy is no laughing matter and who really wants to spend time with him even IF he's played by Robert De Niro?‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017
3/5 17% The Space Between Us (2017) Teen girls especially ought to love this fish out of Mars tale that features an engaging turn from Asa Butterfield and some nice elements that make for an implausible but entertaining ride.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017
99% Don't Think Twice (2016) [It's] a handsome looking indie that may be too truthful to have wide appeal, but should be a must for anyone looking for a smart and revealing showbiz story that at its heart is wholly -- and unapologetically -- human.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
2/5 17% Assassin's Creed (2016) Yet another head scratching video game adapation , but this one wastes an A-list cast on pure hokum, although it is not as bad as Warcraft.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2016
4/5 34% Live By Night (2017) Director/Star Ben Affleck serves up a nice ode to the gangster pictures of the 30's and 40's with top notch cast and great production value.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2016
3.5/5 40% Why Him? (2016) Genuinely hilarious comedy pitting Bryan Cranston vs James Franco in a battle of wits between dad and daughter's boyfriend. Some classic comic set pieces make you forgive the film's occasional trips over the top.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
5/5 80% Patriots Day (2017) Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg reteam for a stirring and fascinating movie that focuses on the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombing and the heroic efforts of a few who helped define the term 'Boston Strong'.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
4/5 93% Fences (2016) It may be dialogue driven but Denzel Washington's vision of a Fences film version is fully realized in this superbly acted movie of the late, great August Wilson's Pulitizer Prize and Tony winning play.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
3.5/5 31% Passengers (2016) Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt turn on the movie star wattage in an entertaining movie that is part Titanic, part Gravity, part The Martian and part Twilight Zone but marches to the beat of its own heart.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
4/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Coming from someone who is not really a Star Wars freak, I have to say I was impressed. This could be the best one yet.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
4/5 93% Hidden Figures (2017) An inspiring story that had to be told - and finally has been. Superb acting all around and a remarkable tale make this a big winner.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
3.5/5 89% Jackie (2016) There's no way around it. Natalie Portman is astonishing in a surprising and engrossing look at a Jackie Kennedy we only thought we knew. ‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
5/5 73% Sing (2016) This tuneful 'toon works on every level, a charming, funny, heartfelt and toe tapping holiday treat for everyone at any age.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
4/5 86% Lion (2016) Lion is an emotional corker of a true story that charts a remarkable journey that redefines the meaning of family and home.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
4/5 61% Allied (2016) Robert Zemeckis makes a great old fashioned romantic spy movie that delivers a great pairing between Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
4/5 71% Miss Sloane (2016) An explosive and riveting political thriller that blows the roof off Washington D.C. Jessica Chastain is sensational.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) The Edge of Seventeen is its own animal, powered by a perceptive and wryly funny take on things by Craig - who also makes her directing debut - and highlighted by the performance of a never-better Steinfeld.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2016
4/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Tom Ford's stylish, complex suspense thriller is actually worthy of Hitchcock in many ways. A superb ensemble cast also doesn't hurt.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2016
4/5 89% Loving (2016) A quietly effective love story that doesn't succumb to Hollywood convention and allows Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga to deliver two of the year's best performances.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
3.5/5 94% Arrival (2016) Amy Adams is terrific in this cerebral but enthralling sci fi drama that turns out to be much much more than just another Alien movie.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
3/5 49% Almost Christmas (2016) Almost Christmas delivers the gift-wrapped goods thanks to some downright funny scenes and the blissfully hilarious presence of Mo'nique.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
2/5 46% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) Ang Lee's latest is the year's most disappointing film and it isn't just the annoyingly unnecessary 120 frame 4K 3D technology, but just a plain lousy script.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
4/5 71% Bleed For This (2016) Miles Teller is a knockout in this surprising boxing film that takes a stunning turn to be the most remarkable comeback story I can recall.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
19% Inferno (2016) No one should plan on getting the tux out for the Oscars for this one, but what is wrong with some good old fashioned fun and a gorgeous swing through beautiful European locations?‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
4/5 23% American Pastoral (2016) Sorry fellow critics but you are WAY off on this one. American Pastoral gets it right and becomes one of the best Phillip Roth adaptations ever.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2016
4/5 98% Moonlight (2016) A moviing coming of age story of self discovery that should resonate with audiences and at Oscar time.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2016
4/5 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Tom Cruise rules in this immensely entertaining action thriller that smartly doesn't try to be anything other than what it is, and that's a very good thing for movie fans.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
5/5 83% Denial (2016) In the year of Trump "Denial" ,which is about the libel trial involving a demogogue, just may be the most important and urgent film of 2016.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
3/5 64% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Tim Burton has found the best material in years to match his quirky and endearing cinematic style.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
2.5/5 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) Not nearly as magnificent as the originals it is based on, this Denzel Washington western vehicle still has its moments even if there is too much gunplay and not enough character development.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
5/5 79% American Honey (2016) Superb drama of aimless youth on the back roads of America captures the restlessness of a new generation in a movie as important now as Rebel Without A Cause was in its time.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
2/5 84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) Well meaning but paint-by-numbers disaster movie shortchanges the really interesting story behind the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster and its consequences.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
3/5 44% The Girl on the Train (2016) Emily Blunt's startlingly good lead performance makes this 'train' trip worthwhile for fans of the book and others who like mystery psychological thrillers.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016
2/5 71% The Birth of a Nation (2016) Disappointing film does not live up to its Sundance reputation and plods along until effective final scenes, but by then it is too little and too late in a movie that looks like it would be better on television on History.‐ Deadline Hollywood Daily
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2016